Definitions of pressman

n someone whose occupation is printing

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Gianbattista Bodoni
Italian printer who designed the Bodoni font (1740-1813)
William Bradford
United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
William Caxton
English printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)
Benjamin Franklin
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
Frederic William Goudy
United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
Johannes Gutenberg
German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
compositor, setter, typesetter, typographer
one who sets written material into type
proofreader, reader
someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
Type of:
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
a worker who has acquired special skills

n a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media

correspondent, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter
foreign correspondent
a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a foreign country for publication or broadcast
war correspondent
a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a combat zone or place of battle for publication or broadcast
Type of:
a writer for newspapers and magazines

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